As climate change comes to the Adirondacks, how will it change our lives?
A $50,000 grant from the National Science Foundation and a Pennsylvania-based science-education center will help Paul Smith's College and The Wild Center answer that question by putting it to groups and individuals likely to see the change first. Read more »
Thursday, March 13 – Armchair Science Lecture: Citizen Science: Road kill App
The VIC's Armchair Science Lecture series continues with a presentation by wildlife ecologist Danielle Garneau on a citizen-science project designed to help scientists track ecological trends. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the VIC auditorium. $5/person. Free to season pass holders and Friends of the VIC. Underwritten by Friends of the VIC. Read more »
North Country farms and food producers produce enough flour, eggs and other ingredients that a bakery could practically rely on suppliers from this region alone.
On Thursday, March 6, the student-run A.P. Smith's Bakery at Paul Smith's College will prove it. Read more »
Snowshoe Magazine recognized Athletic Director Jim Tucker for his contributions to the sport by awarding him the 2014 Cindy Brochman Memorial Person of the Year Award.
“Jim Tucker is likely the number one most important figure in the sport, though his modesty would keep him from agreeing to such a comment,” said Phillip Smith, senior editor at Snowshoe Magazine, in an article on the magazine's website. Read more »
The Watershed Stewardship Program at Paul Smith’s College has won a $500,000 federal grant to help protect lakes and rivers from invasive species.
The grant, which was awarded from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, was announced last week.
“This award represents an investment in the future of water quality, biodiversity, and economic and community sustainability in one of our nation’s most cherished natural landscapes,” said Dr. Eric Holmlund, director of the Watershed Stewardship Program. Read more »
A $1 million campaign to endow a position for an internationally recognized climate expert at Paul Smith's College has been staked with a major matching gift.
Caroline Lussi, a 1960 graduate of Paul Smith's and a former college trustee, has offered a matching challenge of up to $500,000 to establish the college's first Endowed Chair in Lake Ecology and Paleocology, the first recipient of which will be Curt Stager. Read more »
Have an idea to make campus more sustainable? The Campus Sustainability Fund is accepting applications until Wednesday, Feb. 26. Every year, the Campus Sustainability Fund develops projects suggested by students using student fees - add your idea to the mix!
Questions? Email CampusSustainability@paulsmiths.edu.